The Federal Reserve Bank of New York works to promote sound and well-functioning financial systems and markets through its provision of industry and payment services, advancement of infrastructure reform in key markets and training and educational support to international institutions.
Regional & Community Outreach connects the Bank to Main Street via structured dialogues and two-way conversations on small business, mortgages, and household credit.
Economic Education improves public knowledge about the Federal Reserve System, monetary policy implementation, and promoting financial stability through the Museum and programs for K-16 students and educators, and the community.
Fields of interest Macroeconomics, Applied Macroeconomics, Labor Economics
Laura Pilossoph joined the Federal Reserve Bank in July 2013 as an economist in the Macroeconomic and Monetary Studies Function. Her research interests include the determinants and consequences of unemployment, the job search behavior of unemployed workers, and the hiring decisions of firms over the business cycle. Her recent work focuses on the reallocation of labor across sectors, and the contribution of this process to aggregate unemployment. Laura received her PhD in Economics from the University of Chicago in 2013 and her B.A. in Math and Economics from New York University in 2007.